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Windows 7: MS Office 2013 Theme...can we change the color theme?

04 Sep 2014   #1

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit SP1
MS Office 2013 Theme...can we change the color theme?

Hi! I'm having a lot of complain from my colleagues when i installed the MS Office 2013 not the new features of it but the annoying boring color (White-Grey-Dark Grey). i just want to ask if there's any chance or any possible way we can change the color theme of it into different color.

if there's a way of changing it by using software or any kind of application or by accessing regedit it would be appreciated.

thank you and advanced

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04 Sep 2014   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit sp1

As far as I know there is no way you can change the colour scheme & I don't know of any 3rd party software to change it either.
I use Office 2013 Pro & while I was not impressed by the colour schemes to begin with, I have got quite used to it. While it is nice to be able to play with colour schemes it does not make it work any better.
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08 Sep 2014   #3

Win7 & Win8 64bit

Hi zaldhie,

In addition..... yeah I agree, Office 2013 is kind of bland in color schemes. I'd fiddle with the Windows Control Panel, then Appearance and Personalization, also set the the Office Theme to Dark Gray. Open up any of your Excel or Word files and you'll see a difference.

Hope this helps. :)

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10 Sep 2014   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit

I gave up on Office 2013, I was signed up with the subscription version.
Unlike previous versions of Office, there is absolutely no allowance made for those of us with bad eyesight, no high visibility or contrast. In some places the black text is not really black, its a level of grey that is hard to read against the soft grey backgrounds it uses.
Obviously in Microsoft's World, either no one has bad eyesight, or those that do, shouldn't be using their products.
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